WorldCat Identities

Mayne, William 1928-2010

Overview
Works: 203 works in 916 publications in 7 languages and 21,695 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Picture books  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Publishing director
Classifications: PZ7.M4736, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Mayne
Hob and the goblins by William Mayne( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hob, the friendly spirit who lives under the stairs and protects the house, must do battle with a variety of evil beings trying to take control of his family's home
Lady Muck by William Mayne( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sowk and Boark, two greedy pigs, plot to become rich from the sale of the truffles they have found in the woods, but their greed proves to be their undoing
The patchwork cat by Nicola Bayley( Book )

29 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tabby sets out to retrieve her beloved patchwork quilt
Drift by William Mayne( Book )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost in the snowy forest, Rafe Considine is taken prisoner by two Indian women who teach him to live off the land
Earthfasts by William Mayne( Book )

26 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drummer boy from 200 years ago links the ancient past with the present
Gideon ahoy! by William Mayne( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Eva's chaotic but cheerful family life in a small English town changes when Gideon, her brain-damaged deaf older brother, gets a job opening bridges and locks for the local canalboat
Ghosts; an anthology by William Mayne( Book )

4 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Different people like their ghost served different days. The best of them keep very well, and only need a little trimming and rearranging
A year and a day by William Mayne( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young sisters living in the Cornish countryside find a strange boy in the woods who doesn't seem to speak, eat, or sleep
Pandora by William Mayne( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feeling neglected when her human family has a baby, Pandora the cat runs away to live in the wild, where she has her own kittens before returning to her house
Ravensgill by William Mayne( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Bob stumbles across some old secrets involving his family and a forty-year-old murder
Low tide by William Mayne( Book )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tidal wave begins an adventure for three nineteenth-century New Zealand children. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Antar and the eagles by William Mayne( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abducted and raised by eagles, a young boy is sent on a mission to rescue a lost egg and, in the process, save the race of eagles
A grass rope by William Mayne( Book )

23 editions published between 1957 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old legend provides the clues for this treasure hunt in the Yorkshire dales. The seekers are Nan and Mary from the farm, Peter from the inn, and Adam Forrest the head boy from Nan's school. They try both scientific and magical means to discover the treasure. The first clue was concealed in the old signboard at the inn and the last somewhere inside a hill, but the one that seemed most important was a unicorn!
Hob and the peddler by William Mayne( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hob, the friendly spirit who lives under the stairs and protects the house, meets a peddler and ends up being sold to an ordinary family. Hob discovers a secret in their pond and uses cunning and resourcefulness to rise against impossible odds
The mouldy by Nicola Bayley( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talitha, daughter of the king, figures out how to deal with the monster who has left the Wilderness and is interrupting the peace of the great Garden of the World
The mouse and the egg by William Mayne( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the speckled hen lays a golden egg, Grandfather learns the value of her plain brown ones
William Mayne's Book of giants; stories by William Mayne( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories about giants from folklore and by such authors as Nathaniel Hawthorne and Oscar Wilde
A swarm in May by William Mayne( Book )

23 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Youngest singing boy in the choir school, Owen is picked as the next beekeeper. Unenthusiastic, he explores one of the Cathedral towers and finds something to change his mind forever - and the chance to solve the true mystery behind beekeeping
The book of Hob stories by William Mayne( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hob, the friendly spirit who lives under the stairs and protects the house, must do battle with a variety of evil beings trying to take control of his family's home
A game of dark by William Mayne( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1991 in English and Japanese and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twentieth-century teenager finds himself existing as squire to the lord of a medieval village threatened by a giant predator-worm
 
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Hob and the goblins
Alternative Names
Mayne, W.

Mayne, William James Carter.

Mayne, William James Carter 1928-2010

William Mayne britisk skribent

William Mayne Brits schrijver (1928-2010)

William Mayne brittisk författare

William Mayne englischer Kinderbuchautor

William Mayne English writer of children's fiction

メイン, W

メイン, ウィリアム

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Lady MuckThe patchwork catDriftEarthfastsA year and a dayPandoraRavensgillLow tide